Friday, June 12, 2009

Something politically incorrect and over generalized (if there is such a term) but so much truth within and so funny :-) I think that perhaps the Red --> Asians part should be changed to Red --> Malaysian Chinese !! LOL

Was sent to me by Dr. Haiwan a week ago- whom BTW, I had the pleasure of spending 2 days with catching up ....(BTW he is still in New Zealand - somewhere in Mystery Creek, Hamilton.. for FIELDAYS) Too tired to blog much about our road trip to Hamilton except to say I got soaked numerous times due to the rain. i also took 20 minutes or more to find my car (so crowded) ... and I had to do it in the rain too (for yet another soaking). But it was pretty fun in a strange way. Even bought an emu oil product for my wife ....



Key: Blue -->
Westerners Red --> Asians

(1) Opinion

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Westerners: Talk to the point

Asians: Talk around the circle, especially if opinions are different



(2) Way of Life
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Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself.

Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends, solving their problems, and know each other's business.


(3) Punctuality

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Westerners: on time.

Asians: in time.


(4) Contacts

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Westerners: Contact to related person only
.
Asians: Contact everyone everywhere, business very successful.


(5) Anger

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Westerners:
Show that I am angry.
Asians: I am angry, but still smiling... (Beware!)


(6) Queue when Waiting

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Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner
.
Asians: Queuing?! What's that?


(7) Sundays on the Road

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Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.

Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places, like going to the mall.


(8) Party

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Westerners: Only gather with their own group.

Asians: All focus on the one activity that is hosted by the CEO.

(9) In the restaurant

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Westerners: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant.

Asians: Talk and laugh loudly like they own the restaurant.


(10) Travelling

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Westerners: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery.

Asians: Taking picture is the most important; scenery is just for the background.


(11) Handling of Problems

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Westerners: Take any steps to solve the problems.

Asians: Try to avoid conflicts, and if can, don't leave any trail.


(12) Three meals a day

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Westerners: Good meal for once a day is sufficed.

Asians: At least 3 good meals a day.


(13) Transportation

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Westerners: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection.

Asians: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money and drive a car


(14) Elderly in day-to-day life

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Westerners: When old, there is snoopy for companionship.

Asians: When old, guarantee will not be lonely, as long as willing to babysit grandkids.


(15) Moods and Weather

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Westerners: The logic is
: rain is pain.
Asians: More rain, more prosperity


(16) The Boss

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Westerners: The boss is part of the team.

Asians: The boss is a fierce god.


(17) What's Trendy

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Westerners: Eat healthy Asian cuisine.

Asians: Eat expensive Western cuisine.


(18) The Child

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Westerners: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living.

Asians: Slog whole life for the kids, the centre of your life.

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